Hedgeye Hires Industry Veteran Rob Simone to Cover REIT Sector

03/11/21 02:58PM EST

Hedgeye Hires Industry Veteran Rob Simone to Cover REIT Sector - zbuildings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

STAMFORD, Conn., March 11, 2021 -- Hedgeye Risk Management, a leading independent provider of investment research and online financial media firm, announced today that Rob Simone has launched new research coverage on the REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) Sector.

As the firm’s REIT Analyst, Simone will be leading Hedgeye’s new equity research platform covering the trillion dollars + in publicly traded REITs. His research coverage will address all key subsectors of REITs including: office, industrial, residential, self-storage, and specialty.

“This is a remarkable opportunity and one which I am extremely excited about,” said Simone. “Our analysis will leverage Hedgeye’s best-in-class Macro process, combined with proprietary bottom-up analysis, to identify unique alpha generating opportunities within the sector.”

 “We have already identified a number of best ideas which we are very excited to share with investors,” he added.

Over the past decade, Simone has developed extensive experience and developed a strong network within the REIT sector.  He began his career as a sell-side research analyst, spent several years as a real estate investment banker, was a member of the top II ranked REIT research team at Evercore ISI, and most recently served as head of busines development and IR at Paramount Group (NYSE: PGRE).

"We are obviously thrilled to have Rob launching coverage on REITs," said CEO Keith McCullough. “He has over a decade of experience covering the sector from all sides of the business. This broad and deep knowledge base will enable him to generate both long and short alpha generating ideas for our subscribers.”

“We expect Rob to hit the ground running and be an immediate contributor to Hedgeye as his sector lines up very well with our four quad macro model,” added Director of Research Daryl Jones.

Simone graduated from the NYU Stern School of Business with a dual degree in Finance and Economics.  He also earned his CFA designation in 2010.

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